Tomjachu – A True Valentine’s Wilderness

Each year the long-awaited month of love arrives, with couples all over the world searching for unique and special ways to express their love for one another.  As a result recent romance travel trends have identified romance travel as one of the most rapidly–growing industry niches.

Couples and people in general are moving away from traditional experiences which easily become redundant by moving more towards experiences that resemble and entice their inner explorer. These mostly involve doing things and going to places they have never been and sharing these with their nearest and dearest makes it that much more memorable.

It’s the month of February and it’s all about destination dates, proposals and weddings. Celebrating any of these surrounded by the incomparable beauty of nature uncovers the true essence of romance.

Tomjachu Bush Retreat is an exclusive private nature estate, located within the Crocodile Valley Nature Conservancy, only a few minutes’ drive from Nelspruit.  The perfect getaway spot to enjoy a true Valentine’s wilderness experience.

Imagine spending some time, in this month of love, in one of South Africa’s most beautiful and tranquil locations exploring the wonders of the Lowveld.  At Tomjachu you can take your pick of whatever takes your fancy with one of the a unique romantic bush dining experience.

The Homestead: A first class home-style meal with an elegant flair using mostly home-grown and organic ingredients. Enjoy Angel fish, beef fillet, impala pie, homemade breads, ice creams and sorbets and delightful canapés whilst drinking in the refreshing mountain air.


Lapa Bush Braai: Perched on the edge of granite boulders, the Lapa is perfectly situated for guests to enjoy an evening braai whilst taking in the breath-taking views and listening to the echoing bark of baboons and gentle calls of the bush babies.  Perfect for a romantic couples’ group weekend away.

South Dam: After a relaxing afternoon of fishing, and walking amongst the game, ignite your senses in this spectacular setting ideal for a private picnic or braai as the sun sets behind Tomjachu hill over the water.

Picnics: Romance need not be a tiresome task, it’s meant for you both to enjoy. Tomjachu’s kitchen can provide picnic baskets to be enjoyed whilst roaming the property, on foot, by bike, or on an expedition to the Kruger or other activity. A picnic basket, prepared with love just for you, is filled with delicious sandwiches and wraps, homemade rusks and biscuits, homemade cakes, local fresh fruit and many more tasty treats.

Since romance is at an all-time high this month, the timing may be just right for a romantic proposal on top of Zebra Heights, the highest vantage point at Tomjachu, where the unparalleled views will take your breath away and  have your special someone lost for words, except for the word ‘yes’ of course!

Tomjachu is one of nature’s best kept wilderness secrets waiting to be discovered.  You will fall in love at first sight!

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